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  • Federal Trade Arm, the U.S. Commercial Service provides support for CH2M contract to manage development of India`s first smart capital city

    With support from the U.S. Department of Commerce's trade promotion arm the U.S. Commercial Service, CH2M and the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Capital Regional Development Authority have entered into a contract to develop Amaravati as India's first smart capital city. CH2M was selected as program manager to implement major infrastructure developments integrating digital technologies and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • UL Executes Contract with Greenhealth Exchange for Groundbreaking Sustainability Data in Health Care

    UL, the science safety company dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, announced today that it has entered into a unique, multi-year agreement with Greenhealth Exchange (GX)—a purchasing cooperative that makes it easy to source safer and healthier products and services used in health care settings. As part of the agreement, UL will license PurView, a flexible platform ...


    By UL LLC

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Safety Management Trends of 2013

    Challenges and opportunities shaped the occupational safety management landscape in 2013. Results of an earlier survey showed that safety professionals were cautiously optimistic as they braced themselves for another year of heavier workloads, international duties, and more pressing safety concerns. Let’s take a look at the safety management trends that defined the previous year… How ...


    By 360training.com, Inc.

  • Driving Improvements in Safety Management Webinar

    One of the most critical components of your business is ensuring the safety of your employees. This isn’t just a requirement from a compliance perspective, it also ensures you aren’t exposed to undue risk and that your corporate performance is maximized. But managing this information can be overwhelming, particularly if you have multiple locations or a mobile workforce that is ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Management, safety cited for radiation release

    Poor management, an eroding safety culture, ineffective maintenance and a lack of proper oversight are being blamed for a radiation release that contaminated 21 workers and shuttered the federal government's nuclear waste dump two months ago in southeastern New Mexico. The series of shortcomings are identified in a report to be ...


    By Associated Press

  • ISHM is Looking for Safety and Health Management Professionals

    The ISHM is looking for safety and health professionals to join the ranks of the organization’s prominent certificate holders.  The ISHM administers the prestigious Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) certification program and the Associate Safety and Health Manager (ASHM) designation.   Professionals who distinguish their qualifications through the CSHM and ASHM programs ...

  • ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

    It is expected that in October 2016 the new ISO 45001 will be published. This standard regarding Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Requirements will serve as an add-on to existing standards such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. It will take various national and international labor standards into account. ISO ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Intelex discusses Oil and Gas safety management in ISHN

    As in other high-risk sectors, workplace safety is of utmost importance in the Oil and Gas industry, where the smallest of near-misses and at-risk behaviours can result in devastating consequences for frontline workers, not to mention catastrophic environmental impacts. In light of this, it's hard to believe some oil and gas companies still rely on archaic, paper-based systems for EHS management. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • New EI publications to support process safety management

    The Energy Institute (EI) has released five new publications to further support effective process safety management across the energy sector and allied industries. Process safety management (PSM) is vital in ensuring the safe and continued operations in major accident hazard organisations. Previous incidents have shown that a holistic understanding of the many factors of PSM is required ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

    It is expected that in October 2016 the new ISO 45001 will be published. This standard regardingOccupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Requirements will serve as an add-on to existing standards such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. It will take various national and international labor standards into account. ISO 45001 will ...


    By EHS Insight

  • HazTek, Inc. highlights the benefits of contractor safety management

    Bruce Henderson, Principal and COO of HazTek, Inc., discussed the “Benefits of Contractor Safety Management” with the Northern New Jersey Federal Safety & Health Council at their quarterly meeting held on December 3rd, 2008 in Lyndhurst, NJ. Citing the risks associated with multiple contractors on construction sites, Bruce outlined how to reduce accidents and illnesses by identifying ...


    By HazTek, Inc

  • A Head for Safety

    Progressive Technical Services Ltd, one of the UK's most experienced and fastest growing industrial and environmental services company has invested in an emergency ID system that works by storing personal health information on the hard hats of all operational staff. Richard Kay, Managing Director said: “Each member of staff is given his or her own ICE – In Case of Emergency – ...

  • Job Safety Analysis and Safety Alerts

    When you're working on the field, always remember to apply best practices and job safety analysis (JSA) to ensure a safe workplace. Below are insights into the JSA process, and how it helps manage occupational incidents. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Severn Trent Services Maintain Health and Safety Management System Accreditation

    Severn Trent Services are pleased to announce our OHSAS18001:2007, Health and Safety Management System certification has completed the first assessment of the current three-year certification plan. A recent audit conducted at our Coventry site by BSI, a leading global provider of standards, management systems, business improvement and regulatory approval information, successfully ...


  • Safety & Health Management Professionals Identified through CSHM and ASHM Designations

    The Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM) is a credentialing organization founded to promote the establishment of professional standards for those functioning as safety and health managers in the work environment. It exists to promote the establishment of standards for the profession and recognizes safety and health management professionals who, through education, demonstrated ...

  • Pro-Active Safety Management Systems: The Most Important Automated Process

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Progressive, best-of-class companies practice increasingly pro-active and less reactive safety management. The best safety management software utilizes a web-based platform so that employees may sign-in from any location with an internet connection. Organizations with multiple plants or sites across North America or globally can track safety performance data across their ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Webinar: 5 Essential Steps for Managing Safety to Win Contracts in Construction

    Demonstrating that you have comprehensive commitment to safety isn’t just a nice to have in the construction business, it’s imperative. More and more construction projects are actually requiring contractors to show that they have a safety management system in place to protect workers, ensure compliance and reduce risk. Without it, you just can’t win those contracts. What’s ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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